Awards & Competitions

Paolo Marchetti Wins $20K 2015 Alexia Foundation Grant

February 26, 2015

By Conor Risch

© Paolo Marchetti

Paolo Marchetti will use the Alexia Foundation Grant for a project about breeding farms that supply animal skins and furs to the fashion industry. 

Italian photographer Paolo Marchetti has been awarded the 2015 Alexia Foundation Professional Grant of $20,000 for “Price of Vanity,” a project that will document breeding farms around the world that produce animal skins and furs for the fashion market. San Francisco Art Institute senior Michael Santiago was named the student winner for his project “Stolen Land, Stolen Future,” which documents...

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